My YouTube comment section is quickly becoming a gold mine for new posts. Honestly, most of the comments I get are really nice; even the somewhat-challenging comments are usually structured politely. So far, my videos have never elicited quite the reaction that Tom provoked from Johan*. (Tom was asking for it, I think.) But every […]
So I’m in the midst of a fun little experiment… I’m building a playlist network. In this post, I’d like to tell you a little bit more about what I’m doing with the playlist network and how it’s going – because it’s kind of my pet project right now, and because I feel like I […]
Making music has always been considered a creative endeavor. While the music industry has been revolutionized more than once by events such as the emergence of MCs and rap in the 1970s or the popularisation of electronic music in the 1960s, AI-generated music is taking the creative process to an entirely new level. Whether you’re […]
In 2023, you can become a music producer with as little as a laptop, internet access, and a professional DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). The advancement of technology and popularization of DAWs in recent decades created a growing demand for sample aggregating platforms: sample packs, templates, presets, loops, and MIDI are a must-have if you want […]
Even with the rise of TikTok, this platform isn’t going anywhere. Here’s how to make the most of YouTube for your music.
In an effort to, as the marketing guru bros say, “provide insane value,” I want to share a few of the brass tacks – stuff that you can actually implement for yourself to grow on Spotify. So here we go. This is a hodgepodge of seven tactics and tips that I’ve seen working over the past year. […]
Here’s a fun way to start a post… Ever heard of carcinization? (You didn’t see that one coming, did you?) In case you haven’t, here’s the quick definition: Carcinization is the tendency of multiple species to evolve into crab-like lifeforms. Fun! Because this, apparently, is what peak evolutionary performance looks like: Anyway, I stumbled across […]
Looking to advertise your music? These eight firms are worth looking at.
Short answer: Probably Landr. But it depends on what you’re looking for.
For many artists, releasing a cover song might be the right path to take their careers to the next level. By using the notoriety of an existing track and reinterpreting it in their own way, musicians can expand their audience and promote their unique style while paying tribute to artists and bands they love. It’s […]